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English Meaning(s) for 危機

  1. crisis; critical situation; emergency; pinch

Definition and Synonyms for 危機

Risk a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
Synonyms: リスク, おっかない, 冒険, 危うい, 危ない, 危機, 危殆, 危険, 危険性, 危難, 恐る, 恐れ, 恐れる
Pinch a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action
Synonyms: ピンチ, イマージェンシー, エマージェンシー, 不虞, 危急, 危機, 変事, 急場, 急変, まさかの時, 有事, 火急, 焦眉, 緊急, 緊急事態, 緊急時, 警急, 非常, 非常時
Crisis a crucial stage or turning point in the course of something
Synonyms: クライシス, 分かれ目, 分け目, 危局, 危急存亡の秋, 危機, 境目, , , , 難場, 難局
Crisis an unstable situation of extreme danger or difficulty
Synonyms: クライシス, 危機, 非常事態, 非常時
Danger the condition of being susceptible to harm or injury
Synonyms: , 危地, 危機, 危殆, 危険
Endangerment a source of danger
Synonyms: 危機, 危険
Endangerment a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
Synonyms: 危機, 危険

Meanings for each kanji in 危機

» dangerous; fear; uneasy
» mechanism; opportunity; occasion; machine; airplane

Categories 危機 is a member of

Occasion an event that occurs at a critical time
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Crisis a crucial stage or turning point in the course of something
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Condition a state at a particular time
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Situation a complex or critical or unusual difficulty
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Danger a cause of pain or injury or loss
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Venture any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
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Sample Sentences for 危機

The Cuban Missile Crisis brought the world to the brink of nuclear war.
There will be an economic crisis at the end of this year.
A fund was set up to preserve endangered marine life.
An economic crisis will hit at the end of the year.
More and more people are becoming aware of the dangers of smoking.

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